War of 1812
By: Nate Elder, Jack Turner, Nick Keilson, and Jackson T.
Causes of the War
War of 1812 Hero's
Events and Battles
1812 War has be declared on Britain by the United States. After Britain had defeated France most of the reason America and Britain went to war for had disappeared. In August, 1814 the British marched on into Washington D.C.. The British troops burned down the White House and other buildings. In December 1814 the Treaty of Ghent was signed ending the war between Britain and America. The word of a treaty did not reach New Orleans until too late. In January 1815 Andrew Jackson lead his troops on a victory over Britain that was worthless.
Effects of the War
After the war of 1812 the people of the United States showed much more patriotism towards their country and the United States gained much more respect from the other countries. This led to many treaties and alliances between the United States and other countries. Another thing that was caused by the War of 1812 was that the military and the manufacturing in the United States strengthened. Also the Native Americans were not much of a threat anymore due to the eradication of their British supporters.